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Online Dysphagia Catering Courses

20 Jul 2020

Practical Dysphagia Catering Courses Now Online!

Oak House Kitchen have many years experience working first hand in care catering settings and training chefs, caterers and carers in healthcare hospitality. As a result we have developed innovative and practical methods to improve meals for residents with dysphagia that work and can be used widely in many different environments. This is why we bring our online dysphagia catering courses direct to your computer, tablet or phone.

Our systematic approach to catering for dysphagia, ORAL, simplifies your approach to making any ingredient suitable for dysphagia diets using IDDSI. Our technical know-how gives you the ability to do so consistently, we have gone back to basics to develop principles and techniques that you can use in any setting.

Our online courses to give you a detailed understanding of ORAL:

  • Observe
  • Reform
  • Audit
  • Label

The courses show you how to apply it to the preparation of meals for dysphagia so that they fit the IDDSI Framework.

Not only are all our online catering courses great if you want to improve your knowledge and skills they can also be used to ensure your teams have a detailed base knowledge so that you can have the confidence that your dysphagia foodservice is safe and nutritious.

Dysphagia Diets for IDDSI – Online

Our highly recommended practical course has been updated and brought online so you can complete the curse at home and in your kitchen.

The course blends a series of detailed and informative videos with interactive features that supports learning, improves understanding and allows you to apply new skills.

Dysphagia Diets for IDDSI – Online – Overview

Introduction to dysphagia

  • Prevalence
  • Causes
  • Consequences

Understanding dysphagia

  • Drinking and eating normally
  • Drinking challenges
  • Eating challenges

Describing food textures and IDDSI

  • Difficulties describing food textures
  • RCSLT and BDA endorsement of IDDSI – Drink and Food recommendations

Safe management of food production for dysphagia

  • ORAL processes
    • Observe
    • Reform
    • Audit
    • Label
  • ORAL and the IDDSI Levels

Practical demonstration and modification Demonstrations

  • IDDSI Levels 7-3 – Peaches
  • IDDSI Level 6 – Salmon salad
  • IDDSI Level 5 – Chilli-con-carne
  • IDDSI Level 4 – Chicken and mushroom pasta

Catering for Dysphagia – Live Online Seminars

Join Preston or James live online for this interactive course showing how ORAL is applied to create foods that fit the IDDSI Framework.

This course is designed for catering teams that require an understanding of the basics when creating dysphagia diets for IDDSI.

James or Preston will lead the course and take learners through a series of sections that build understanding and develop confidence. All learners are engaged throughout the course and interact before the group moves on, ensuring that everyone is ready to do so.

A blend of presentations, videos and discussions are used to make the course content come to life and support learning.

Learners are prompted to answer questions, give their thoughts and demonstrate how they will apply new skills.

The course is complemented with prior online eLearning, course resources and a certificated course assessment.

Book a Live Tour of the Courses

For larger scale implementation of Online Catering Courses you can book a live tour with Preston or James. This will give you a greater insight into:

  • The content of each of the courses
  • The navigation and functionality of the courses and our system
  • Management functions and completion tracking
  • Understand how the courses can be used within a training strategy
  • Direct access to Preston or James to discuss your needs

To book a tour click HERE